2017 MSc Scholars

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine 2016-2017 Consortium Scholars


Agbeleye Demilade Simileoluwa

Agbeleye Demilade Simileoluwa

I am Agbeleye Demilade Simileoluwa, a Nigerian resident ophthalmologist. I undertook my undergraduate studies at the prestigious University of Ibadan, practising in both urban and rural settings before proceeding into the residency program. I obtained my membership of the West African College of Surgeons in 2015 and have a passion for the unreached populations.

My desire to study at LSHTM for the MSc Public Health for Eye Care degree stems from a need to improve my research and public health skills in order to increase my sphere of influence and help reduce avoidable blindness in my nation, continent and the world at large.

Many thanks to the Commonwealth Eye Health Consortium and The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust for the unique opportunity to study here.


Egide Gisagara

Egide GisagaraEgide Gisagara is an ophthalmologist from Rwanda, deployed by the Ministry of Health at Province Hospital of Rwamagana. He has closely worked with Vision for a Nation, Fred Hollows Foundation, and One Sight. He has been involved in cataract surgeries and mentoring middle level ophthalmic cadres in nine district hospitals within the eastern province of Rwanda. He has been awarded a scholarship by the Commonwealth Eye Health Consortium to study Masters in Public Health for Eye Care at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. He is honored to be taught by the world’s reknowned ophthalmology specialists. Egide has special interest in clinical work, research and teaching. His mission is to strengthen eye care into Rwandese health system, by promoting primary, secondary and tertiary eye care services in the country.

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